Ellarslie “Not-Quite-Open”: The Art of Sheltering in Place

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Soundpiece: PRESENTLY TENSE
This 2-minute and 40-second soundpiece is by Princeton composer Rita Z. Asch and sound engineer Frank Magalhaes. “The video’s upside down flag imagery is the internationally accepted symbol of distress,” says Rita Asch.

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